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ON THE WEATHER MAP... A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL TRACK ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA TODAY BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA. SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH A BREAK FROM THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR MOST OF THE AREA ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE A DEGREE OR TWO BELOW NORMAL THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS NEAR NORMAL.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEROKEE County
1200 AM EDT MON JUL 16 2018


...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON       FAIR      76  71  85 CALM      30.07S                  
LIBERTY        MOCLDY    76  75  97 CALM      30.08S                  
SPARTANBURG    FAIR      77  68  73 CALM      30.07S                  
CLEMSON        FAIR      78  72  81 CALM      30.09S                  
GREENVILLE     FAIR      81  70  69 SW6       30.09S                  
GREENWOOD      FAIR      73  71  93 CALM      30.08S                  
GREER          FAIR      76  71  85 S6        30.09R                  
ROCK HILL      FAIR      78  73  84 SW5       30.07S                  
CHESTER        MOCLDY    77  66  69 CALM      30.07F                  
LAURENS        FAIR      75  72  88 CALM      30.07S                  


...CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBIA APT   MOCLDY    83  70  64 S8        30.05S                  
COLUMBIA OWENS CLOUDY    82  66  58 S5        30.06S                  
MCENTIRE ANGB  MOCLDY    77  71  82 CALM      30.06F                  
ORANGEBURG     FAIR      77  66  68 S5        30.07S                  
SUMTER SHAW    FAIR      77  68  72 S5        30.04F                  
NEWBERRY       FAIR      73  68  83 CALM      30.10S                  
AIKEN          MOCLDY    77  72  83 S3        30.10S                  
BARNWELL       MOCLDY    79  70  73 S5        30.06F                  
MANNING        FAIR      73  64  73 CALM      30.07F                  
CAMDEN         FAIR      81  68  65 S5        30.07S                  
LANCASTER      LGT RAIN  77  68  73 E5        30.07S                  
WINNSBORO      CLOUDY    81  70  69 S7        30.07R                  


...EASTERN AND COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MYRTLE BEACH   FAIR      75  71  87 CALM      30.07S                  
N MYRTLE BCH   FAIR      78  72  81 CALM      30.06S                  
CONWAY         FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      30.07S                  
MARION         FAIR      73  68  83 CALM      30.07S                  
HARTSVILLE     FAIR      75  68  78 S5        30.07R                  
FLORENCE       FAIR      77  68  73 S6        30.07S                  
DARLINGTON     FAIR      79  69  71 S7        30.07S                  
CHARLESTON APT MOCLDY    79  70  74 CALM      30.06S                  
MOUNT PLEASANT FAIR      73  72  94 CALM      30.06F                  
WALTERBORO     CLOUDY    77  68  73 CALM      30.08S                  
BEAUFORT       MOCLDY    79  73  82 CALM      30.07  HAZE             


...EASTERN GEORGIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
AUGUSTA BUSH F FAIR      79  73  82 SW5       30.06R                  
AUGUSTA DANIEL   N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      30.07R                  
THOMSON        CLOUDY    79  74  86 SW7       30.12S THUNDER          
CLAXTON        DRIZZLE   78  76  95 CALM      30.07S                  
SYLVANIA       MOCLDY    79  74  83 CALM      30.08S                  
STATESBORO     CLOUDY    78  73  86 S5        30.06F                  
SAVANNAH       CLOUDY    81  73  76 CALM      30.07S                  


...SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHARLOTTE      MOCLDY    81  72  74 SW5       30.06S                  
MONROE         FAIR      78  68  71 SW6       30.06R                  
WADESBORO      CLOUDY    81  67  61 S9        30.05S                  
ROCKINGHAM     FAIR      79  69  72 S8        30.06S                  
ASHEVILLE      CLOUDY    73  69  87 CALM      30.15R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in South Carolina
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across South Carolina...temperatures are near 81 degrees west, near 83 degrees central, and near 79 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Columbia Airport. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Greenwood.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHEROKEE County,SC

1053 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

 .Monday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Tuesday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Wednesday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Thursday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Friday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 .Saturday  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

None.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHEROKEE County, SC
Issued at 1059 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For South Carolina
                           S CAROLINA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:25 EDT Set 20:35 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:30 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:58 EDT Ends 21:02 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky